Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 138 147
Rank change year-on-year +37 +9 +38
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 136 96 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.55% 1.70% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.03% 7.91% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 101 30 30
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £36,640
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +26.23% -22.86%
10th Percentile £34,250 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,350 £51,875
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,356 1,213 1,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 25.43% 21.53% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 907 699 619
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% -4.10%
10th Percentile £30,150 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £59,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +41 86 £50,000 +31.58% 14
Glasgow -8 49 £47,500 - 6
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 96 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 94 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (68.38%) Java
4 72 (52.94%) Selenium
5 69 (50.74%) SQL
6 58 (42.65%) BDD
7 56 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 56 (41.18%) C#
7 56 (41.18%) TDD
8 49 (36.03%) Finance
9 46 (33.82%) SQL Server
10 45 (33.09%) Gherkin
10 45 (33.09%) Jenkins
11 44 (32.35%) Git (software)
12 42 (30.88%) Test Scripting
13 38 (27.94%) .NET
14 36 (26.47%) SpecFlow
15 35 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (25.00%) Scrum
17 32 (23.53%) QA
18 29 (21.32%) Python
19 27 (19.85%) JSON
19 27 (19.85%) XML
20 26 (19.12%) Software Testing
20 26 (19.12%) Degree
20 26 (19.12%) TeamCity
21 25 (18.38%) REST
22 24 (17.65%) HTML
23 23 (16.91%) Web Services
23 23 (16.91%) MVC

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (14.71%) Confluence
1 20 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 18 (13.24%) IIS
3 5 (3.68%) JBoss
4 2 (1.47%) Jetty
4 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.82%) Slack
3 1 (0.74%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (0.74%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) VoIP
2 1 (0.74%) AMQP
2 1 (0.74%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 19 (13.97%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.82%) MySQL
4 12 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.82%) SQLite
5 9 (6.62%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.41%) Big Data
8 5 (3.68%) DB2
9 2 (1.47%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.74%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.74%) Redis
10 1 (0.74%) Riak
Development Applications
1 72 (52.94%) Selenium
2 45 (33.09%) Jenkins
3 44 (32.35%) Git (software)
4 36 (26.47%) SpecFlow
5 26 (19.12%) TeamCity
6 20 (14.71%) JIRA
7 18 (13.24%) NUnit
8 15 (11.03%) Appium
8 15 (11.03%) JUnit
9 12 (8.82%) Bitbucket
9 12 (8.82%) FitNesse
9 12 (8.82%) git-flow
9 12 (8.82%) JMeter
10 11 (8.09%) Protractor
11 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
12 8 (5.88%) JBehave
13 7 (5.15%) Subversion
13 7 (5.15%) WebDriver
14 6 (4.41%) Calabash
14 6 (4.41%) Gatling
General
1 49 (36.03%) Finance
2 19 (13.97%) Banking
3 3 (2.21%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (47.79%) Developer
2 36 (26.47%) .NET Developer
2 36 (26.47%) C# .NET Developer
2 36 (26.47%) C# Developer
3 34 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 34 (25.00%) Tester
4 33 (24.26%) Test Engineer
5 28 (20.59%) Java Engineer
6 27 (19.85%) Automation Tester
7 25 (18.38%) Software Test Engineer
8 23 (16.91%) Java Software Engineer
8 23 (16.91%) Software Engineer
9 22 (16.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 22 (16.18%) Java Software Developer
10 19 (13.97%) Development Engineer
10 19 (13.97%) Test Development Engineer
11 18 (13.24%) C# Software Developer
11 18 (13.24%) C# Software Engineer
11 18 (13.24%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (13.24%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.09%) Gherkin
2 38 (27.94%) .NET
3 27 (19.85%) JSON
3 27 (19.85%) XML
4 25 (18.38%) REST
5 24 (17.65%) HTML
6 23 (16.91%) Web Services
7 22 (16.18%) CSS
8 19 (13.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (13.97%) HTML5
9 18 (13.24%) jQuery
9 18 (13.24%) React
10 17 (12.50%) LINQ
10 17 (12.50%) WCF
11 16 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 16 (11.76%) RESTful
12 12 (8.82%) CSS3
12 12 (8.82%) LESS
12 12 (8.82%) Node.js
13 8 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) User Experience
2 11 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.94%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.21%) Fintech
6 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.97%) Windows
2 8 (5.88%) Android
2 8 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 94 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (42.65%) BDD
4 56 (41.18%) TDD
5 42 (30.88%) Test Scripting
6 35 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (25.00%) Scrum
8 26 (19.12%) Software Testing
9 23 (16.91%) MVC
9 23 (16.91%) Scenario Testing
9 23 (16.91%) SDET
10 22 (16.18%) OO
11 21 (15.44%) API Testing
12 20 (14.71%) OOP
12 20 (14.71%) User Stories
13 19 (13.97%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (13.24%) Agile Testing
14 18 (13.24%) Functional Testing
14 18 (13.24%) Open Source
14 18 (13.24%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 93 (68.38%) Java
2 69 (50.74%) SQL
3 56 (41.18%) C#
3 56 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 29 (21.32%) Python
5 19 (13.97%) PowerShell
6 12 (8.82%) ES6
7 11 (8.09%) Ruby
8 7 (5.15%) Java 8
9 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (19.12%) Degree
2 22 (16.18%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.94%) ISEB
4 2 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) Ansible
2 1 (0.74%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (7.35%) Atlassian
2 6 (4.41%) Sybase
3 4 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.47%) IBM
4 2 (1.47%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.74%) Informatica